GTOT e.V. (Society for Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish Studies) invites scholars from all over the world working in the fields of history, linguistics, philology, literary studies, social sciences, anthropology, and political sciences on Turkey and the Turkic World to participate in the second European Convention on Turkic, Ottoman and Turkish Studies (Turkologentag 2016). The conference will take place on September 14 – 17, 2016 at Hamburg University. It is organized in co-operation with the Department of Turcology at Hamburg University.

The conference aims to bring together individual scholars, institutions and organizations from Europe and all over the world who are engaged in Turkish and Turkic Studies. The four-day event will provide an opportunity for an interdisciplinary debate within different fields of research and will allow the participants to build networks for future cooperation.

The organizers encourage thematic panels, and individual proposals within following sections:

  • Linguistics
  • Studies on Central Asia/Volga region/Siberia
  • Ottoman Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Literary Studies
  • Turkish Studies
  • Social Sciences and Migration Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Education
  • German-Turkish Language research
  • Research on Religion
  • Musicology

There will be a special forum for PhD candidates and graduate students. The biannual workshop “Türkeiforschung in Deutschland” will be part of the Turkologentag 2016.